HP Pavilion dv6 with 2nd processor-11It is always difficult for a geek to select the best device for himself who give him everything that what he want in a dream machine. In CES 2011, HP announced its latest and some of the best machines with the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processor family. From last few months, I was looking for the best machine for myself which empower me to do everything which I want from a notebook PC. After so much research and discussion with fellow bloggers, I have decided to buy HP Pavilion dv6 with 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 processor.

HP Pavilion dv6 with 2nd processor-6In this post, I have written a review [not in detail] of the HP Pavilion dv6 with 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 processor. Let’s start from the specifications which are following:

Processors : Intel Core i5 2nd Generation 2410M 2.3 GHz  with Turbo Boost 2.93 GHz

Battery Life : Up to 5.5 hours of battery life (6 cell)+++

Memory card reader : Multi-Format Digital Media Card Reader

Accessible memory slots : 2

Maximum Memory Expansion : 8GB

Ports : 4 USB (2 USB 2.0 and 2 SuperSpeed USB 3.0), HDMI, VGA

Additional Ports : RJ-45, HDMI

Chassis : Aluminum chassis in dark umber color (metal)

Hard Drive Protection : HP ProtectSmart protects the hard drive & data

Audio : Beats(TM) audio for superior sound and two speakers that tilt

Graphics : ATI Radeon HD 6770M (1 GB GDDR5) Dedicated Graphics

DLNA Certified : Yes

Display: 15.6" HD 1366 x 768 pixel resolution

Thinness : 1.23"

Weight : 5.78 lbs

Network Card : 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)

Optical Drive : Internal

Blu-ray Drive : Optional

Webcam : HP TrueVision HD Webcam

Fingerprint Reader : Included

Included SWs : HP Games, Windows Live

Now let’s move on to the review of the HP Pavilion dv6 with 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 processor.

Design:

Design of dv6 with 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 processor is quite impressive and updated as well. Its design contains the brushed aluminum with a bold dose of color. Many laptops are coming up with metal-clad body which increases their awesomeness. Placement of slots is very balance and good. Its keyboard is quite nice and easy to use.

Performance:

HP Pavilion dv6 with 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 processor (Sandy Bridge) is a very powerful machine with a strong CPU. I have felt that it is quite fast then the first generation processor line-up, as it is improved a lot in graphic processing. Due to all these factors, it is performing outstanding. Battery timings of HP Pavilion dv6 with 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 processor is around 5 hours and 37 minutes with a 6-cell 55Wh battery. As a summary, HP Pavilion dv6 with 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 processor is outstanding with having the improved graphics capability. It is great in looks, stylish in design having Beat Audio in it, powerful battery and addition of gaming options made this machine more awesome.